ARC meets the challenge of influencing policy and legislation in a number of imaginative ways. Our specialist staff provide expert advice and guidance to policy-makers; we contribute to the governmental biodiversity strategies in England, Wales and Scotland, and provide advocacy to promote biodiversity benefits as new legislation and policy are developed.  

To conserve species ARC’s aim is to educate and inform; thus we run national monitoring programmes, involving professionals and citizen scientists, and apply new and innovative ways of studying them – including the use of environmental DNA, remote sensing imagery and computer modelling. These provide valuable data that we feed to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA) For this reason ARC’s work features in this year’s Westminster publication, The Parliamentary Reviewwhich  shares best practice amongst UK MP’s and business leaders. Read the full article on the Parliamentary Review website